The front end of the Yaris facelift features a large lower grille with LED daytime running lights on the top-spec model and Toyota V headlamp and grille. The top-of-the-range G-spec model also comes with projector headlights with LED light guides.
The side profile of the hatchback features blacked-out B and C pillars which gives it a floating roof effect. The rear of the Yaris facelift sports wraparound tail lamps which are connected by a black bar with the Toyota logo.
The interior of the Yaris facelift is also similar to its sedan counterpart but misses out on few features. The hatchback does not get the touchscreen infotainment system. But the interior is premium with features such as engine start/stop button, digital AC panel and steering mounted controls.
The safety features of the Yaris facelift include, seven airbags, ABS, EBD, stability control and hill-start assist control. All the mentioned features will be standard across all the variants which is impressive.
The updated Yaris hatchback draws power from a 1.2-litre four-cylinder petrol engine producing 84.8bhp and 108Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a CVT gearbox. Manual variant is not available even on the base trim.
The facelifted Yaris hatchback features completely new exterior and interior design which is inspired by its sedan counterpart, the Yaris Ativ. Toyota also offers a host of safety features as standard across all the variants. The hatchback will go on sale in Thailand, Toyota has not revealed its plans to introduce the hatchback in other markets.